AT&T updates the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active and Samsung Galaxy Alpha to Android 5.0

AT&T updates the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active and Samsung Galaxy Alpha to Android 5.0
AT&T customers sporting the durable Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, and the metal-clad Samsung Galaxy Alpha, should start receiving the update to Android 5.0.2 as soon as today. The updates for both handsets are huge with a 1.4MB file slated for the Galaxy S5 Active and a 1MB file heading to the Galaxy Alpha. Because of the size of the updates, AT&T will not allow you to download and install it unless you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. You should also make sure that your battery is at least 50% charged.

The update carries with it the new Material Design, Lock Screen notifications and the 64-bit ART compiler which should help apps open faster. Also included with Android 5.0.2 is Project Volta for enhanced battery life, the new "Recent Apps" menu,  the ability to scroll down Quick Settings from any page, and more.

Because the updates are being sent out OTA, you might not receive it today, tomorrow, or even the next day. Be patient and before you know it, you will see the notification for the update appear on your screen.

source: AndroidCentral

Related phones

Galaxy S5 Active
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(29h talk time)
Galaxy Alpha
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1860 mAh(11h 3G talk time)



1. Rydsmith unregistered

Wow, 1.4MB and 1MB. I don't know how the phones will handle such large files.

2. adidas123

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

i think his means is 1,4Gb and 1Gb

3. virparam01

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 04, 2012

Oh man 1.4 MB and 1 MB. will take years to download. why such huge updates. :p

4. 2faraway

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Next G2!!!!!!!!!! c'mon At&t!!!!

5. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Can't see on my alpha yet :(

6. m_smart_guy

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

no update yet any one received any update on their galaxy alpha

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